Cook played Shawn from 1999-2006, and is taping the upcoming episodes now. Brandon Beemer played Shawn after Cook left the show.
Days is currently casting a teenage Claire, assumed to be an aged version of Shawn and Belle's daughter.
Will Martha Madison, the last actress to play Belle, also make a return appearance? Stay tuned.
Martha Madison is indeed returning as Belle Black Brady. Cook returns in November for "about two months." Olivia Rose Keegan debuts on November 25 as Belle and Shawn's daughter, Claire.